How many calories does one serving of Healthy Tomato Soup have?
One serving of Healthy Indian Tomato Soup gives 70 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 47 calories, proteins account for 16 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 7 calories. One serving of Healthy Tomato Soup provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Healthy Tomato Soup recipe. This is a lovely Indian tomato soup made with yellow moong dal and devoid of sugar.
Is Indian Tomato Soup healthy?
Yes, this is healthy.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
1. Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.
2. Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist. Fiber, potassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal.
3. Onions (pyaz, kanda) : Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart, diabetics. Read the benefits of onions.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Healthy Indian Tomato Soup ?
Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. We have avoided sugar and milk to make the recipe healthy. The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Low fat Milk is low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels.
Can healthy individuals have Healthy Tomato Soup ?
Tomato Soup is good for
1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle
2. Healthy low calorie soup
3. Low cholesterol soup
4. Athlete Soups
5. Pregnancy folic acid
6. Pregnancy Soup
7. Preconception recipe
8. Diabetic Soups
Healthy Tomato Soup is high in
1. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.
2. Vitamin C : Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
3. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells.
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to burn 70 calories that come from Healthy Tomato Soup?
Walking (6 kmph) = 21 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 7 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 9 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 12 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.